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Jackery Earns Four CES 2023 Innovation Awards For Renewable Energy Solutions

Jackery, the global leader of innovative portable power and green outdoor energy solutions, announced that four of its green energy solutions have received CES 2023 Innovation Awards honors, with Jackery’s LightTent-AIR, a PV-powered tent equipped with thin and flexible gallium arsenide (GaAs) solar cells that offers a total power output of up to 1200W, being named one of CES Best of Innovation Honorees.

The honors received by Jackery’s products include its flagship solar power generator SG Explorer 2000 Pro, the portable wind-powered generator Air-W, and the wheeled outdoor energy storage solution LightCycle-S1, underscore Jackery’s ability to develop portable clean energy solutions with groundbreaking innovation, top-on-the-line quality and versatile functionality that empower global consumers for green living.

Jackery LightTent-AIR, the winner of the CES Best of Innovation Award, reshapes the future of camping by combining the company’s expertise in solar technology with a futuristic outdoor living solution to create a one-of-the-kind portable inflatable tent that offers 24/7 access to green energy and all-around safety. The tent is made from waterproof and flame-retardant PVC-coated fabric which has excellent heat-insulating properties and is easily maintained for cleanliness.

The flexible GaAs solar panels fitted on the adjustable canopy offer 1200W of power and charge the built-in electricity storage modules that provide a reliable power supply at night. The tent sports a minimalistic appearance and is designed with a focus on simplicity to streamline the setup procedure so the users can spend more time having fun and less time getting ready. The self-supporting inflatable structures means that no struts are needed while ensuring great sturdiness, providing a comfortable and safe shelter for off-road enthusiasts.

Jackery SG Explorer 2000 Pro is created to be a perfect green power companion for campers and van-lifers who are seeking a versatile one-stop product that fits all their energy needs. Durable and powerful, SG Explorer 2000 Pro features a 2160Wh battery equipped with a 94V-0 grade fireproof plastic enclosure that enables it to withstand the harsh outdoor environment. Under the hood is a dual-chip security system, paired with 4 sensors to precent overheating issues and prolong service life. The foldable solar panels take seconds to set up, coupled with the super-fast charging capability that can fully juice up the battery in 2.5 hours.

Jackery has made another stride in bringing green energy to people’s everyday life by launching the Air-W, a portable wind power generation accessory that can produce 200W of power. The mini wind turbine, with its minimal structure design and lightweight body, is easy to assemble and carry around, capable of generating stable electricity even in wild-wind conditions thanks to its dual-motor design and double-bearing fan rotor, making it a great substitute when sunlight or other energy sources are not available.

Jackery LightCycle-S1 is a marriage of green energy and mobility. The wheeled battery can store up to 3500Wh of electricity and offer 3500W of power. It can be towed by a vehicle and convert the kinetic energy into electricity that charges built-in battery pack. The LightCycle-S1 can get fully charged after traveling for 200km, and its robust and shock-resistant design gives the user peace of mind for long-haul journeys.

To explore more innovative portable renewable energy solutions, please visit Jackery’s CES booth at #8943, LVCC, North Hall, Las Vegas.

EcoFlow Debuts Three New Smart Devices At CES 2023

EcoFlow, a portable power and renewable energy solutions company, debuts three new smart devices at the show: the Wave 2 Portable Air Conditioner, as well as CES 2023 Honorees – Blade robotic lawn-sweeping mower, and Glacier Portable Fridge with a built-in ice maker. The three new smart devices further reflect the brand’s commitment to transform the eco friendly way of living powered by EcoFlow.

The brand also showcased its new home backup power solution, demonstrating how power has never been this easy. Built around the powerful DELTA Pro portable power station, EcoFlow’s home backup power solution is a quiet and reliable portable home battery setup to replace noisy and highly polluting generators. The set-up attracted attention as its groundbreaking solution to ease the effects of the global energy crisis and make powering one’s life easier than ever.

EcoFlow’s Head of Business Development, Brian Essenmacher, said: “We’re excited to be showcasing our new smart devices and innovative home backup power solutions at CES 2023. In recent years, we’ve been through the life-altering pandemic, we’ve got rising electricity bills and have been experiencing extreme weather that is creating an ever more unstable energy situation. This is why EcoFlow is providing power that’s easier than ever to help users to make the most of life, whether it’s by saving time and costs, or by making life more enjoyable at home, outdoor and in mobile spaces.”

Three New Start Designs for Next-Level Living

As a hotbed of the latest and best of technological innovation where ideas become reality, CES 2023 provided the ideal setting for EcoFlow to demonstrate how its growing ecosystem of smart devices improves life at home, outdoors and in mobile spaces. The three new products unveiled by EcoFlow at CES 2023 are:

EcoFlow Blade: The world’s first lawn-sweeping robotic mower, EcoFlow Blade proves cheaper than professional mowing services and requires less physical effort than standard robotic mowers, making lawn care totally hassle-free.

EcoFlow Wave 2: Following the success of the first Wave Portable Air Conditioner, the second generation is capable of both heating and cooling, making life even more comfortable and in off-grid spaces.

EcoFlow Glacier: Glacier is the industry’s first portable fridge to feature a built-in icemaker, keeping food fresh and drinks topped up with ice for maximum enjoyment.

Of the three new products, both EcoFlow Blade and EcoFlow Glacier were selected as CES 2023 Honorees, highlighting their exceptional innovative designs and their potential for improving users’ quality of life.

Home Backup Power for Lasting Peace of Mind

Most of us rely on the grid for our electricity, and when the grid fails, the consequences can range from frustrating to fatal. Traditionally, people turned to fuel generators for emergency power solutions during blackouts. While fuel generators are noisy, smokey, and produce high levels of dangerous carbon monoxide, EcoFlow’s home backup power solution provides backup that is clean, quiet and safe.

The home backup power solution for North America is built around DELTA Pro, the powerful portable power station with fastest charging speeds, connecting up to a massive 7200W output, which is enough to keep critical circuits running for up to a week.

The alternative home backup solution for users in Europe is with EcoFlow’s industry-leading modular energy system, Power Kits. Based on power needs, users can choose and connect up to six LFP batteries, which offer a base capacity of 2KWh and are expandable to 30KWh with the use of Smart Home Plan. This solution supports a maximum of 9600W solar input, allowing charging from multiple types and quantities of solar panels, which users can also choose from EcoFlow’s solar panel collection to achieve a sustainable lifestyle. In case of emergency, user can easily use their own backup generators to charge Power Kits.

While standard home power solutions require professional installation can take weeks or months to install, EcoFlow’s new solutions are made to be easy to install in both homes and RVs. Just like the three new devices, the home backup solutions allow users to lead more comfortable lives with power that has never been so easy.

BlackBerry Showcases BlackBerry IVY At CES 2023

BlackBerry Limited announced that Blackberry IVY, a cloud-connected automotive AI platform co-developed by BlackBerry and Amazon Web Services (AWS), is now pre-integrated on three commercially-available digital cockpit platforms from leading Tier 1 automotive suppliers Bosch and PATEO, designed to enable automakers to rapidly deploy innovative third party applications that enhance the in-vehicle experience for drivers and passengers alike.

The three implementations will be showcased at the BlackBerry (LVCC West, #4025) and Amazon (LVCC West #4001) booths at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), marking the first time that BlackBerry IVY has been shown publicly in a vehicle. The BlackBerry IVY solution will be generally available in May 2023, the culmination of two years of comprehensive development efforts and numerous iterations pressure tested with pilot partners and customers.

At CES, BlackBerry and AWS will demonstrate several BlackBerry IVY-powered applications deployed on commercial automotive platforms including:

Bosch’s information domain compute platform within a Jeep Grand Cherokee showing innovative AI-based solutions for predictive maintenance of brake and tire wear, powered by Compredict, as well as secure in-vehicle payments, powered by CarlQ. Visitors will be shown how live vehicle data is abstracted, normalized and processed securely to create machine learning (ML) insights helping to predict the behavior of automotive components before they fail along with the secure authentication of vehicle payment transactions.

PATEO’s intelligent Digital Cockpit, highlighting an EV battery management solution, powered by Electra Vehicles, which is currently being commercialized in the Chinese market by PATEO. This demo will illustrate how IVY insights help power personalized solutions for battery range and drive profiling, alleviating ‘range anxiety’.

A virtualized BlackBerry IVY platform solution, powered by AWS Graviton Processors, demonstrating how automakers can rapidly develop ML-based automotive solutions for scene detection and cybersecurity use cases.

“We have been working hard at building BlackBerry IVY into a flexible and comprehensive software-defined solution to support multiple underlying hardware and software platforms. Invaluable feedback from our partners and customers has contributed to our vision and the latest software release,” said Vito Giallorenzo, SVP, General Manager of IVY and Head of Corporate Development at BlackBerry. “BlackBerry IVY is unique automotive platform that has undergone significant development, is highly scalable and integrated with commonly-used automotive platforms. Automakers and partners can take advantage today of BlackBerry IVY readiness and scalability to help accelerate their software-defined journey, reduce their R&D complexities and achieve faster time-to-market for their monetization services.”

“When we began this journey with BlackBerry three years ago, we recognized a significant opportunity in the automotive industry to leverage the cloud and turn vehicle data into actionable insights that would help ignite significant change in the industry’s approach to vehicle development,” said Kathrin Renz, Vice President of Industries at AWS. “Today, the AWS co-developed BlackBerry IVY solution stands apart as a key part means of achieving the software-defined future the automotive industry demands. This continued innovation is a testament not only to the power of the cloud and what it enables, but also how data and insights will deliver the future of mobility,”

“We’re thrilled to showcase our new BlackBerry IVY-powered intelligent Digital Cockpit that today was selected by a leading Chinese automaker for the company’s next-generation, all-electric model,” said Ken Ying, Founder & Chairman of PATEO. “There’s no greater forum than CES to highlight where the future of driving and the in-car experience is headed, not to mention all the features and capabilities that are possible when you have such a powerful enabling platform like BlackBerry IVY.”

GIGABYTE Computer Kit Honored With CES 2023 Innovation Award

The World’s leading computer brand – GIGABYTE announced it has been named a CES 2023 Innovation Award Honoree for the AORUS STEALTH 500. Standing out from a record-high number of submissions in this year’s program, this proprietary computer assembly kit was recognized for its unique design concept and innovation that makes assembling a clean and sleek PC build easier than ever.

GIGABYTE’s AORUS STEALTH 500 provides an assembly kit designed to simplify cable management and installation, which troubles many users when building a custom PC. Through the reconfiguration of the connectors along with custom cutouts on the PC chassis, most cables become easier to connect while being neatly hidden at the back of the chassis. Without the cable clutters, the PC interior is much cleaner and more organized for better airflow, thereby allowing a more stable system due to better cooling efficiency. AORTUS STEALTH 500 streamlines the building process for PC builders, making the entire experience more fun and rewarding.

For CES 2023, GIGABYTE launches its B760 series motherboards and RTX 4070 Ti series graphics cards. The B760 series motherboards come with BIOS settings that allow users to hit the perfect balance between performance and temperature. The entire B760 lineup is further tuned to optimize DDR5 compatibility on both the hardware and the firmware ends for supporting the fastest memory speed up to DDR5-7600. These boards are also DIY-friendly; the EZ-latch designs make component swaps a breeze.

GIGABYTE RTX 4070 Ti series graphics cards use the signature WINDFORCE cooling system, combined with alternate-spinning technology, for enhanced cooling efficiency. The AORUS RTX 4070 Ti MASTER features the new Bionic Shark Fans that effectively reduce turbulence and noise. There is also a built-in LCD screen on the side to display key performance stats or customized content.

GIGABYTE also introduces a trio of new laptops at CES 2023. The gaming-focused AORUS 17X/15X with upgraded cores are equipped with the WINDFORCE infinity cooling technology and a 240Hz QHD display, ensuring the smoothest gameplay with minimal latency even at ultra settings. The AERO 16 OLED is GIGABYTE’s top-of-the-line creator laptop featuring a 4K+ OLED screen that is factory calibrated by the world’s color authorities X-Rite and Pantone Validated for the most accurate color production one can find on a creator laptop.

John Deere Debuts New Planting Technology At CES 2023

During John Deere’s CES 2023 keynote address, the company revealed two new technologies, ExactShot and an electric excavator, that will help Deere’s customers be more productive, profitable, and sustainable.

“Everything we do at John Deere is focused real purpose and real impact,” said Jammy Hindman, CTO at John Deere. “This means we’re developing technology that enables our customers to provide the food, fuel, fiber, and infrastructure that our growing global population needs.”

ExactShot allows farmers to reduce the amount of fertilizer needed during planting by more than 60%. The technology uses sensors and robotics to place starter fertilizer precisely onto seeds as they are planted in the soil, rather than applying a continuous flow of fertilizer to the entire row of seeds.

The electric excavator, powered by a Kreisel battery, will provide construction workers and road builders with lower daily operating costs, reduced jobsite noise, enhanced machine reliability, and zero emissions without sacrificing the power and performance they need in a machine.

ExactShot Details:

ExactShot will help farmers be economically and environmentally sustainable as they work tirelessly to grow the food, fuel and fiber that we all rely on. With the global population expected to grow from 8 billion to nearly 10 billion by 2050, farmers need to increase production by 60% to 70% on today’s arable land.

ExactShot uses a sensor to register when each individual seed is in the process of going into the soil. As this occurs, a robot will spray only the amount of fertilizer needed, about 0.2 ML, directly onto the seed at the exact moment it goes into the ground.

Across the U.S. corn crop, ExactShot could save over 93 million gallons of starter fertilizer annually and prevent wasted fertilizer from encouraging weed growth or increasing the risk of running off the field into a waterway.

Electric Excavator Details:

Deere’s new electric excavator, powered by a Kreisel battery, will improve reliability, performance and safety in construction. Its use on construction sites will result in fewer moving parts, less noise pollution, and fewer emissions.

Deere acquired a majority stake in Kreisel Electric, which created state-of-the-art battery technology for a wide range of mobile and stationary applications. Kreisel’s patented immersion cooling architecture provides unsurpassed lifetime, enhanced safety, and improved performance for battery-powered equipment.

Kreisel’s charging technology results in faster and lower-cost connections to the electrical grid.

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ExactShot and the electric excavator are on display at John Deere’s CES 2023 booth (#5617) from January 5-8, 2023, located in West Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The booth also features Deere’s See & Spray and autonomous technology.

Enabot EBO X Robot Named Innovation Awards Honoree at CES 2023

Enabot, an emerging family robotics company, announced that its new family robot companion, EBO X, had been named a CES 2023 “Innovation Awards Honoree” in both Smart Home and Robotics product categories on Jan 4th. The EBO X is also officially unveiled and exhibited from January 5th to 8th at CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Among a record-high number of over 2100 submissions, the EBO X is recognized for its technological and design excellence by this annual program owned and presented by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the host and organizer of CES.

The EBO X is officially unveiled and exhibited from January 5th to 8th at CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada, bringing an all-in-one experience that covers agile home security and health alert system, flexible remote communication capabilities, and diverse home entertainment options.

Agile Home Security & Health Alert System

Positioned as a “smart guardian”, EBO X provides essential features for users when they’re away from their family members, enabled by Auto Navigation and AI Face Recognition technology. Among these features, the Elderly Fall Alert help determine if an elder has fallen through the gesture inspection algorithm, while the Certain Areas Intrusion Alert allows users to mark locations on the internal map as restricted areas and sends alerts when someone such as a child enters these areas without permission.

The EBO X also features reliable far-field sound sensors with a four-microphone array. If a child is crying or anyone at home is experiencing an emergency and calling for “HELP”, the EBO X will detect it and trigger an App call to the users.

The precision of robotic intelligence is highly dependent on the computing units embedded within the robots. At the core of EBO X’s hardware is the upgraded X3M chip, based on a dual-core BPU architecture capable of 5 trillion operations per second. Coupled with tens of thousands of hours of training data, the EBP X can quickly and accurately map your house using V-SLAM technology, thus making accurate area division and management possible.

Upon the results of high-precision computation, the EBO X comes with a solid mechanical and architectural design that allows it to roam without hassles. With the innovative two-wheeled self-balanced design, EBO X ensures flexible mobility and high-precision motion control. EBO X canals stop itself before crossing any edge areas and obstacles to avoid damage from dropping thanks to multiple built-in dTOF and ALS sensors.

Flexible Remote Communication Capabilities

As a smart companion that keeps the users and their loved ones connected remotely, the EBO X allows you to start a real-time two-way conversation via the EBO Home App with great clarity supported by the 4K Stabilized Camera.

With the EBO Home App, the EBO X allows multiple family members to log in and chat online simultaneously. During online chatting, everyone can see each other from the perspective of the EBO X, allowing family members always to feel connected. Besides, users can leave a message with their family by typing a text message which will be converted into a voice message by the EBO X.

Govee Unveils AI Gaming Sync Box Kit At CES 2023

Govee, an innovator in the smart home industry, debuted the AI Gaming Sync Box Kit – an industry-first AI smart lighting technology and the brand’s inaugural AI-powered product at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Designed to bring users an unprecedented gaming lighting experiences, the first-to-market product is displayed at Govee’s CES experience at Venetian Expo booth #51232. In addition, Govee will show the company’s first Matter-certified product at CES 2023.

Introducing: The Govee AI Gaming Sync Box Kit

Govee designed the first-to-market AI Gaming Sync Box by leveraging its exclusive Govee-AI proprietary technology to learn and identify key on-screen moments and bring them to life via corresponding real-time lighting effects, creating an immersive lighting environment. This innovation mitigates issues experienced by similar solutions on the market, such as low color-capture accuracy and slow performance, to ensure perfect-matching lighting effects and smooth gameplay at the same time. As the first HDMI solution capable of a 240Hz refresh rate and real-time content-reactive syncing, the Govee AI Gaming Sync Box Kit sets a new standard for immersive gaming.

Industry-first AI Smart Light Technology that Brings Gaming to Life

Through its pioneering AI technology that utilizes powerful AI SoC chips and the proprietary Govee-AI CogniGlow algorithm, Govee is advancing gaming through lighting solutions that provide users with a more immersive, enjoyable, and unique experience. With INT4 14.4TOPs computing power (14.4 trillion calculations per second) and high-quality screen processing capability, the AI SoC chip offers users the best AI experience in the smart lighting industry for real-time lighting effects on the game screen.

The algorithms CogniGlow has trained over 100K times upon per game’s image feature, command feedback and color features from tons of games and analyzes the game’s characteristic gameplay and game architecture of each game, providing more than 30 customized lighting effects of each game, emphasizing every highlight moment in the game.

For example, when accomplishing a “Triple Kill” in a competitive shooting game, a customized corresponding in-game lighting effects will show at once with near-zero delay. With Govee-AI products do not transfer data to the cloud but instead directly transmit it back locally real-time, ensuring the utmost protection of user privacy.

Highly Accurate Color Matching With Zero Delay

Compared with other matching technologies, Govee AI Gaming Sync Box’s color matching is highly accurate and near zero synchronization delay, and isn’t affected by external light environment during the day. Gamers that retrofit their space with the AI Gaming Sync Box Kit will see immediate lighting responses with accurate color, which minimizes the delay time to less than 16 milliseconds, providing users with a more immersive, enjoyable, and unique experience.

First HDMI Box to Support the Highest Refresh Rate and High Resolution

Govee AI Gaming Sync Box supports three resolutions and refresh rates: 4k 60hz, 2k 144Hz, and 1k 240 Hz Max. Smoother graphics, more accurate shooting, and higher combat power allow for a more immersive gaming experience. Other features like Smart Control, HDR, Dolby Vision, CEC are also supported. With three HDMI IN and one HDMI OUT, it supports entrance switching to meet multi-device needs.

Matter-certified Govee Product

Govee will officially integrate with Matter to achieve better interconnection and provide users with the ultimate product experience. This integration will start with the Govee LED strip Light M1 (2m) launching in 2023, with additional products planned to launch in the near future.

CES Showcase and Product Availability

CES attendees can be the first to experience the Govee AI Gaming Sync Box Kit, exploring how gaming experiences can seamlessly transfer from screen to reality at the brand’s booth (#51232), where the brand’s Matter-enabled product will also displayed.

Looking ahead, Govee will incorporate its AI technology into its existing line of high-end lighting products.The Govee AI Gaming Sync Box Kit retails for $299.00 in late March, 2023, on Amazon and official website. Iterations of Govee products that feature its Govee-AI technology for music will be coming soon.